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Huawei-brings-HMS-Developments-to-MWC-2022

Huawei brings HMS Developments to MWC 2022


Tuesday, March 8, 2022 by

At this year's MWC conference in Barcelona, Huawei continued to strengthen its support for developers with the debut of several new developments, including PC versions of HUAWEI Mobile Cloud, AI Search, AppGallery, HUAWEI Assistant·TODAY, and Petal Search enhanced for AR Glasses. Focusing on its mission to help developers achieve business success, Huawei d...


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Compliance as code adoption in 2022


Monday, January 10, 2022 by

Prashanth Nanjundappa is VP of Product Management at Progress. He has spent his entire career of over 20 years in the tech world, managing cross-functional high-performance teams, focused on building and launching enterprise and consumer products globally. In the first 12 years of his career, Prashanth worked as a developer, technical lead, and architect for mobile, ...


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Quit hiding the cloud from your developers


Wednesday, November 17, 2021 by

If you say a person or organization “goes to great lengths” to achieve something, it means they try very hard and perhaps do extreme things to accomplish their goal. One example of “going to great lengths” that I’ve seen with traditional companies is how they go to great lengths to “hide” the cloud from their pool of potential t...


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Build applications at speed with Cohesity Agile Dev


Thursday, September 12, 2019 by

Cohesity has announced the launch of Cohesity Agile Dev and Test, a new solution that addresses key bottlenecks organizations face in building applications at speed. It moves away from the request-fulfill model where developers request access to production-grade data and wait sometimes weeks for IT operations teams to provide the data needed to build...


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Postman funding series B reaches $50M


Monday, June 24, 2019 by

Postman announced the completion of a Series B financing round totaling $50 million. The funding was led by CRV and included participation by Nexus Venture Partners. And CRV General Partner Devdutt Yellurkar has joined the Postman board of directors. “Postman has created a powerful collaboration platform for the entire API development lifecycle.  CRV is de...


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Software flight recorder tech expands to U.S.


Tuesday, March 5, 2019 by

Every year, trillions of dollars are lost due to software failures ($1.7 trillion in 2017 alone), and large, publicly traded companies lose billions in shareholder value on the first day that a failure is made public. Gartner estimates that network downtime alone can cost up to $5,600 per minute. With increasing complexity in software development, rapid testing and prod...


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API standards are a real problem says Smartbear


Thursday, February 7, 2019 by

A new global survey from Smartbear reveals API standardization is the number one technology challenge teams face when developing APIs. The report titled "The State of API 2019 Report" uncovers API standardization as the top challenge facing API teams as they support the continued growth of microservices. The survey prompted more than 3,000 responses from ...


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Automating API testing just got easier


Friday, June 8, 2018 by

SmartBear released a new update to SoapUI Pro, an automated API testing tool. SoapUI Pro 2.4 provides a new native Jenkins plugin for easy integration with the popular CI/CD tool and has enhanced the API Discovery capability to convert API traffic to automated API tests. As organizations move to shift their testing into earlier development phases and adopt Agile prac...


What-is-an-API-and-why-are-they-important-to-developers

What is an API and why are they important to developers


Wednesday, April 11, 2018 by

API is technically short for “Application Programming Interface”, and the term is tossed around in the programming industry so much, the overall complexity of what they are and how they can make your life easier - or a living hell gets overlooked. It’s amusing that there are so many street-talk definitions for what an API is too. One definition I found is “a set of...


Software-testing-using-Artificial-Intelligence

Software testing using Artificial Intelligence


Tuesday, January 2, 2018 by

As the complexity of software continues to increase and release delivery cycles shorten, software testers need to provide quality feedback to developers nearly instantaneously. In this age of continuous testing, companies are adopting a new mantra: Test smarter, not harder. There’s simply no other choice, given the torrential pace of new software launches.  Today, ...


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ZeroTurnaround launches XRebel Hub performance monitoring tool


Friday, September 22, 2017 by

ZeroTurnaround has launched XRebel Hub, an Application Performance Management (APM) tool built for the development and testing phases of app development. Traditional APM tools focus on the production phase and are often geared to the operations function. The problem with relying solely on this traditional approach is that 80 percent of performance issues make it to prod...


Low-code-does-not-mean-simple-or-isolated

Low code does not mean simple or isolated


Monday, September 18, 2017 by

As automation and rapid development are increasingly becoming the order of the day, a clear pattern has begun to form between two key enterprise practices. That it is to say that low code development platforms are now often offering services for Enterprise Information Management. The new partnership between the two technologies being motivated by companies' constant dri...


Making-the-DevOps-DNS-Connection

Making the DevOps DNS Connection


Friday, August 25, 2017 by

What is DevOps and why has the DevOps model become so popular? It is an approach to development that saves money and increases efficiency. It results in faster development cycles, fewer errors, and not as many pricy code fixes post-deployment. In contrast to the previous Waterfall model, DevOps aims for continuous development and deployment. To achieve this, organizatio...


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5 Agile practices to keep pace with digital transformation


Friday, August 11, 2017 by

Disruptive, continuous change is now the norm. Online companies like Uber, Airbnb and Netflix have transformed the transportation, hospitality and entertainment industries with disruptive technologies and services that couldn’t have been conceived just ten years ago.However, enterprise organizations have been slower to respond. While customer facing web and mobile appli...


CA-says-you-are-probably-missing-out-on-the-benefits-of-continuous-testing

CA says you are probably missing out on the benefits of continuous testing


Friday, July 21, 2017 by

Results from a CA Technologies global study reveal that while 75 percent of organizations highlight continuous testing as critical or important, only a minority of survey respondents have made exceptional progress acquiring the necessary knowledge and key enablers to drive digital transformation. The 20 percent of survey respondents identified as continuous testing ‘Lea...


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How to integrate business priorities into the DevOps process


Wednesday, March 8, 2017 by

The business case for enterprise mobile applications is in crisis. Enterprises increased their spend on mobile application development to more than 10% of their overall budgets in 2016, yet fewer than 1% of mobile apps are successful, according to research firm, Gartner.To address this disturbing trend, enterprises are re-envisioning their mobile application development...


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Oulu 5GFWD solidifies status as global 5G hub


Thursday, February 16, 2017 by

Can you go to school in a park through VR glasses after the speed of data transfer is no longer an issue? What will a digital Nokia factory of the future be like? How can superfast mobile technology make people’s hospital visits safer, quicker and more comfortable? 5G can make all this happen - and the Oulu 5GFWD Hackathon challenges the world’s greatest coders and ente...


What-you-need-to-know-about-customizing-Software-as-a-Service

What you need to know about customizing Software as a Service


Wednesday, January 4, 2017 by

It’s a given for web and mobile application development that performance testing is critical to application success. Yet, for organizations wishing to customize third-party (3P) software as a service (SaaS) rather than running it out of the box as written, performance testing can be problematic. For some types of performance testing, it is nearly impossible due to limit...


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Isagenix deploys Actifio to build higher quality applications faster


Friday, December 16, 2016 by

Actifio, the copy data virtualization company, has announced that Isagenix, a global provider of products for healthy living, has deployed copy data management software. With Actifio, Isagenix has gained faster, flexible copy data access for DevOps, Business Intelligence (BI), reporting, and Help Desk functions, resulting in reduced infrastructure and operating costs.Is...


The-complete-API-toolchain-for-developers

The complete API toolchain for developers


Thursday, December 15, 2016 by

Postman, provider of a popular API toolchain, announced a major update to its innovative developer product, Postman Pro. Previously in limited release known as Postman Cloud, the product has been rechristened to reflect its more extensive features, numerous integrations and broad appeal.With the product release, developers can leverage the power at every stage of their ...


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The intersection of data security and quality assurance


Monday, October 31, 2016 by

In today’s threat-laden environment, where production data is one of the chief targets of hackers, organizations developing software must expend both time and resources securing their production data. One of the simplest ways to ensure security for software testing activities is through the use of targeted, advanced data-handling solutions that can synthesize and virtua...


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The Intersection of Big Data Analytics and Software Development: Why You Should Be There


Tuesday, September 27, 2016 by

Despite the proven value of collecting raw software project data and analyzing it to create actionable, easily digested key performance indicators (KPIs), many firms still struggle to extract, analyze, and organize this data into reports—let alone dashboards or scorecards. If this sounds like your organization, don’t be surprised. In my experience, only a handful of fir...


Orasi-Hosts-Webinar-Series-on-Agile,-DevOps,-CI,-and-Test-Automation

Orasi Hosts Webinar Series on Agile, DevOps, CI, and Test Automation


Tuesday, August 23, 2016 by

Orasi is hosting a four-part webinar series that offers an in-depth approach on how to introduce DevOps, continuous integration and delivery, and test automation into a software development and testing process. Webinars Three and Four will be held this week with the Third webinar to be held on August 23 focusing on QA collaboration. During the webinar the Orasi tea...


Synopsys-Makes-Updates-to-its-Seeker-Runtime-Security-Analysis-Tool

Synopsys Makes Updates to its Seeker Runtime Security Analysis Tool


Monday, August 8, 2016 by

Synopsys has released the latest version of its Seeker runtime security analysis solution. Seeker analyzes web application code and data flows at runtime using a technique known as an Interactive Application Security Testing (IAST), which detects and confirms exploitable security vulnerabilities and provides insight that allows developers to address their root causes. T...


Using-Historical-Data-to-Improve-Quality-through-Analytics

Using Historical Data to Improve Quality through Analytics


Tuesday, June 28, 2016 by

As user expectations escalate and development and testing costs continue to increase, organizations are seeking additional mechanisms for gaining more insight, earlier, to improve product quality. One contributor to this effort is data analytics and visualization. I am not referring to the test data extraction and analysis that is already a vital component of the t...


Why-Every-DevOps-Practice-Needs-NextGeneration-Data-Security

Why Every DevOps Practice Needs NextGeneration Data Security


Monday, June 27, 2016 by

As engineers and managers, we live in a world of tradeoffs. A fast solution is usually a sloppy one; a cheap solution is often a fragile one. Any solution that breaks these tradeoffs is extraordinary. A major one can bring about a revolution. The DevOps transformation is just such a revolution. It offers orders-of-magnitude acceleration in software delivery, while ...


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New Skytap Driver for Docker Machine Offers Native Functionality


Tuesday, June 14, 2016 by

Skytap has announced the new Skytap Driver for Docker Machine which extends the native functionality of Docker Machine to Skytap Cloud. With this new feature, companies can modernize traditional on-premises application architectures to container architectures within Skytap Cloud, without impacting any currently in-use environments.The new Skytap Driver enables applicati...


Testing-is-Like-the-Rodney-Dangerfield-of-DevOps--It-Gets-No-Respect

Testing is Like the Rodney Dangerfield of DevOps It Gets No Respect


Tuesday, June 14, 2016 by

When Joan Wrabetz, CTO of QualiSystems, reached out to discuss why “Test is like the Rodney Dangerfield of DevOps – it gets no respect”, I thought, “Ok, I’ll listen to that.” So here you go:ADM: So, you mentioned to me that “Test is like the Rodney Dangerfield of DevOps – it gets no respect”, but you also mention that in a recent Gartner survey, over 50% of respondents ...


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Orasi Software and Saltworks Security Form New Application Security Venture


Monday, June 6, 2016 by

Orasi Software and Saltworks Security have announced an agreement to form a new cooperative venture, where Orasi will contribute quality-focused solution sales, support, consulting and training services that leverage Saltworks application security services. The resulting collaboration will offer an all-inclusive security offering of planning, deployment, training and on...


The-Challenge-of-User-Experience

The Challenge of User Experience


Thursday, April 28, 2016 by

In the past year or so, user experience (UX) has been completely dominating the conversation around app development, pushing aside more traditional discussions. That’s not surprising, given user expectations - and the nature of mobile devices in particular. Yet, every day, thousands if not millions of users can’t complete  tasks because they weren’t intuitive ...


How-to-Accelerate-Your-DevOps-Application-Workflow

How to Accelerate Your DevOps Application Workflow


Thursday, April 21, 2016 by

In today’s digital economy, cloud platforms enable startups to disrupt any business, no matter how established. It’s also the key technology driving innovation within enterprises.Innovation is solving new problems that companies don’t even know exist, and DevOps is an increasingly popular organizational structure which lets you optimize both your innovation and operatio...


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A Developer's Perspective on Mobile Security in the Age of BYOD


Thursday, March 31, 2016 by

With the cost savings of BYOD continuing to lure organizations to adopt this approach, the number of companies allowing employee-owned devices is still on the rise, as well. In early 2015, Tech Pro Research announced that 74 percent of organizations either already allow or were planning to allow employees to bring their own devices to work. At the time of this writing, ...


Orasi-Software-Expands-Big-Data-Analytics-Services

Orasi Software Expands Big Data Analytics Services


Wednesday, March 30, 2016 by

Orasi Software has announced that  it has added HPE IDOL and HPE Vertica, two of Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s (HPE’s) Big Data Platform solutions, to its product lineup. Orasi will utilize these solutions to help companies to deploy and effectively use the HPE big data analytics products.“The HPE Big Data Platform components deliver speed and scale and the broadest...


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Here's How to Maximize Your App's Potential Using Data


Monday, March 28, 2016 by

Congratulations! Development and testing are done, and your app is ready to release. Before you enter the highly competitive mobile market, you need to realize that over 2,500 apps are submitted to the 3 biggest stores daily, and 70% of apps generate less than 5,000 downloads each. In the PC era, we couldn’t update a game or any other product after its release, nor...


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Hewlett Packard Enterprise Launches Machine Learning APIs and Services


Thursday, March 17, 2016 by

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has launched HPE Haven OnDemand, a cloud platform that provides advanced machine learning APIs and services that provide the ability to build data-rich mobile and enterprise applications.Delivered as a service on Microsoft Azure, HPE Haven OnDemand provides more than 60 APIs and services that deliver deep learning analytics on a wide ran...